Wednesday, February 14, 2007

First NSSHLA meeting of 2007

Thanks to everyone for attending the first NSSLHA meeting of the year! If you couldn’t make the meeting, or if you loved it so much that you want to re-live the highlights, here is what went on:

New president Toni Francisco introduced the new 2007 NSSLHA officers:

President: Toniann Francisco
Vice President: Jacqueline Gudis
Treasurer: Brenda De La Rosa
Secretary: Jacqueline Gudis
Newsletter Editor: Anne Preddy
Undergraduate Representative: Emily Garcia

Thanks so much to the 2006 officers who did such a fantastic job in making NSSLHA the outstanding organization we all know and love. Your hard work and dedication did not go unnoticed.
· President: Kimberly Ng
· Vice President: Andrea
· Secretary: Cheryl Liang
· Treasurer: Suzanne Sassoon
· Newspaper Editor: Kristin Reisch

A reminder to everyone to consider joining local NSSLHA (five dollars per quarter, or twenty dollars for the year), as well as National NSSLHA (for more information go to )

We have decided to hold elections for the position of the post bac representative, if you are interested in running, please contact an officer.

To date, we have speakers on deck to present on the following topics: tongue thrust, GLAD (Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness), Autism, and the SLP in the rehabilitation hospital setting. Please share your ideas on what speakers and events you would like to see this year.
Get involved in Walk Now Los Angeles to rasie money for autism research. The walk is at the Rose Bowl on April 22. For more information, go to and click on Los Angeles.
Don’t forget to visit out blogspot at for more updates and information.

We look forward to a great year together!

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